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2nd Cook CP RCP

  • Req ID: 96525
  • Department: Strategic Planning
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 08/12/2022


 *** This position open to candidates, including students, who will have completed a minimum of 1 year professional Culinary Training by May 2020 ***


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP.



As a junior member of Corporate Hospitality Culinary team, the successful candidate will be proficient in aspects of food preparation including knowledge of pastries and baking and will support RCP chefs in providing professional food services for Royal Canadian Pacific, CP Executive and CP Training Centre.


This position is an excellent opportunity to learn about hospitality services in both back and front of house. It is ideal for a student looking to expand their experience in the Tourism & Hospitality industry, in particular giving the opportunity to work in a professional kitchen alongside Red Seal Chefs.


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  • Assist in creating memorable dining experiences for all CP Employees in the Bistro stationary, CPR Pavilion and off-site catering events;
  • Assist with all phases of food preparation, menu planning, inventory management and cost control;
  • Maintain all kitchen equipment in clean and proper working condition and report any equipment in need of repair. Sanitation of all food production and storage areas;
  • Select and use only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, fowl and other food products of the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items. Understand proper receiving, storage (including temperature setting) and rotation of food products to comply with health and safety regulations including coverage, labeling, dating, and placing items in proper containers of kitchen and service;
  • Support a safe working environment by working in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS and federal health regulations;
  • Will Report to the Lead Chef.



  • 1 school year of professional Culinary Training is required;
  • Food Safety certification (proof will be required);
  • Driver’s license is required;
  • Basic first aid, Level C CPR;
  • Working knowledge of hot and cold food service styles;
  • Knowledge of beverage presentation and preparation;
  • Ability to execute first class food and beverage services;
  • Able to maintain accurate records and checklists;
  • A passion for service and an attention to detail in all tasks assigned;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated high level of respect, discretion and confidentiality;
  • Ability to work appropriately with all levels of public, corporate executive and/or well-known/celebrity guests.



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").

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